Marquesas Totem Dark Wood | Polynesian Art 20"
Hand carved Premium Tiki Totem in a dark colored Monkey Pod wood. This Tiki represents the Marquesas Islands, shown by the legs bent and arms folded on the front with hands resting on the stomach. Marquesas carved Tikis with the head disproportioned and huge eyes. Marquesas Tikis can mostly be seen on Hiva Oa Island in French Polynesia.
Beautifully carved with great details as you can see from the pictures. This totem measures approximately 20 inches tall.
- Totem: A Tiki is a sculpture endowed with an important spiritual and symbolic force, originating from the Marquesas Islands and usually representing a modified man. The Tiki is a real emblem of French Polynesia and holds a significant position in the local culture.
- Color: Dark Brown
- Material: Monkey Pod Wood
- Size: 20 inches (50 cm) | Please allow for sight variation due to hand carving.
- Waxed/Oiled before shipping out